Private Charters are available! Visit our Private Charters page for information on what to expect aboard one of our Private Charter options! 

To arrange a Private Charter please call

(860) 222-5037 or e-mail 

*All inquiries made after business hours will be returned the following business day. 


Adults $35

​Teens $25


Kids $20

(12 and under)

Cash Only. Prices subject to change at any time. 

1 Holmes Street Mystic, CT 06355                          (860) 222-5037                

Private Charters

Find us at the base of the Mystic River Drawbridge in Historic Downtown Mystic!

We are located on the dock behind S&P Oyster Co. Restaurant

1 Holmes Street, Mystic, CT 06355

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Aboard the Mystic Express...

You will enjoy cruising the calm waters of the Mystic River aboard our 17 passenger US Coast Guard inspected sightseeing vessel, operated by our experienced captains. On this forty minute narrated cruise, you will take in the sights of Mystic Harbor featuring: 

Historic Homes known as "Captain's Row"

                  The Mystic Bascule Draw Bridge
                  Tall Ships of Mystic 
                  Great Photo Opportunities & More

Historic Harbor Tours observes all Covid-19 recommendations and directives issued by : The United States Coast Guard, CDC and State Of Connecticut Department of Health.

Historic Harbor Tours accepts reservations for groups of  ​6 or more confirmed by e-mail or via telephone by calling  our Reservation Line at (860) 222-5037 between 10am - 6pm.

*Calls made after business hours will be returned the following business day. 

Group reservations are offered as a convenience for our customers. Reserved tickets must be purchased 30 minutes prior to departure. Reserved tickets not paid for 30 minutes prior to departure will be released for sale.


We look forward to seeing you! 

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Harbor Tours will now be closed until

late-June. Please check back again for updates on our opening date.

Open 7 days a week July, August and September

We offer ​seven, 40 minute tours every day! No reservations necessary; walk ups are welcome! 

Our first tour departs at 11am, and we offer a trip every hour, on the hour until 5pm. 

Boarding begins 15 minutes before departure. The Mystic Express does not operate on rainy days.  


Hear what others have to say about Historic Harbor Tours!

Enjoy a narrated forty minute cruise on
the calm and gentle waters of the historic Mystic River.

Historic Harbor Tours of Mystic

2022 Season Rates


Tickets are available for purchase, only at the dock, beginning at 10am daily. 

Seating upon the vessel is determined by Harbor Tour staff, and will begin 15 minutes prior to departure.

Ticketed passengers must check-in with staff at the dock upon arrival. 

We recommend that passengers arrive for tours 15 minutes prior to departure time.


Historic Harbor Tours of Mystic

aboard The Mystic Express

Welcome aboard The Mystic Express!
A Great Entertainment Value

​Hours of Operation:

Historic Harbor Tours will be open from 10am - 6pm, offering daily tours starting July 1, 2022. ​

Please Note: Any phone calls and written inquiries received after business hours will be returned/answered the following business day. 

We appreciate your patience and we hope to see you soon aboard the Mystic Express!